thrust or throw into
"Immerse yourself in hot water"
steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up(verb)
devote (oneself) fully to
"He immersed himself into his studies"
engulf, douse, bury, occupy, sop up, swallow, dump, assimilate, engross, dunk, souse, launch, draw, eat up, absorb, engage, take in, swallow up, ingest, take up, plunk, dip, soak up, dive, imbibe, take over, steep, suck up, plunge, infuse, suck
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up(verb)
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
deplete, take back, exhaust, bury, engross, get down, swallow, accept, withdraw, unsay, finish, engulf, inhume, eat up, entomb, live with, absorb, run through, forget, swallow up, sink, eat, consume, lay to rest, soak up, wipe out, polish off, steep, plunge, inter, use up
cause to be immersed
"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Dip is Saxon, while immerse is Latin for the same initial act; dip is accordingly the more popular and commonplace, immerse the more elegant and dignified expression in many cases. To speak of baptism by immersion as dipping now seems rude; tho entirely proper and usual in early English. Baptists now universally use the word immerse. To dip and to immerse alike signify to bury or submerge some object in a liquid; but dip implies that the object dipped is at once removed from the liquid, while immerse is wholly silent as to the removal. Immerse also suggests more absolute completeness of the action; one may dip his sleeve or dip a sponge in a liquid, if he but touches the edge; if he immerses it, he completely sinks it under, and covers it with the liquid. Submerge implies that the object can not readily be removed, if at all; as, a submerged wreck. To plunge is to immerse suddenly and violently, for which douse and duck are colloquial terms. Dip is used, also, unlike the other words, to denote the putting of a hollow vessel into a liquid in order to remove a portion of it; in this sense we say dip up, dip out. Compare synonyms for BURY.
The object is immersed in water.
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How to use immerse in a sentence?
I worked really hard with two Michelin star chef Marcus Wareing in London and I studied chefs, i watched services in many different kitchens, I interviewed different women and men who work in those kind of kitchens and watched how they moved and I really wanted to immerse myself in it.
The only way to find your self is to first lose yourself. Lose yourself to all worldly affairs, immerse yourself in the deepest oceans of material world - until the special moment of awakening, a pre-destined call that everyone receives at some stage in life. From that moment onwards, onsets the process of self-realization and your journey on the path to illumination. And thus you find your self, only after losing yourself in the jungle of materialistic world.
This President's decided to immerse This President in the investigation, the scandal, and not do a degree of separation... and say,' I'm not going to let that affect the business that the people elected me.' They're going to rue the day they didn't do that.
Much like slow food, I've long been a proponent of slow travel, spending six months to a few years in each new destination with different jobs, instead of racing around the globe to fill passports and Instagram feeds in a sensory overload, slower travel provides an opportunity to more fully immerse oneself in and explore each new place.
It's another way to immerse our students in reef ecology, the kids don't actually have to visit Great Barrier Reef. They can do their part by breeding clownfish in captivity and donate them to the fish shops.
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- eintauchen, vertiefenGerman
- sumergir, sumergirseSpanish
- upottaa, uppoutuaFinnish
- zanurzyć, zanurzaćPolish
- submergir, imergirPortuguese
- погружаться, погружать, погрузить, окунать, погрузиться, окунуть, уйти с головойRussian
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